June 23, 2022

Garor – Northern Dwelling Place

Clive Grewcock

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Cover image - ink and montageGaror, 2022

The tradition of storytelling has the marvellous ability to step outside or, indeed, manipulate the constraints of time. This is an important element of my work as a writer being presented here that captures a personal moment of a childhood adventure, remembered as an adult, on a dramatic Caithness coastline. Upon reflection, a thoughtless activity that could have ended quite tragically, to then become absorbed by the tale of Garor – the Norse for dwelling place and the facets this conjures of survival, conscience and being a part of a greater existence.